Two comprehensive documents address crime analysis as a tool for metrics/data-driven decision making. While one is geared to law enforcement and the other is geared to security, both provide a sound foundation for using crime data in risk assessment process.
Crime Analysis for Problem Solvers in 60 Small Steps builds prepares you for different analytic roles as a key member of a problem-solving team. Indeed, the latest writings on problem-oriented policing see crime analysts as central to this new way of policing communities.
Crime Analysis for Problem Solving Security Professionals in 25 Small Steps shows security professionals how to select and implement appropriate countermeasures to reduce the opportunities for the everyday crimes that are the most common threats to assets and targets that security professionals must protect. Drawing on problem-oriented policing and situational crime prevention the manual is essential reading for security professionals, facility managers, risk managers, property managers, and as well for both public and private police who are concerned with everyday crime problems in business settings.